Self-termination and consequences for suspension, was Re: death and life...

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Fri Feb 22 2002 - 14:22:33 MST

Mike Lorrey wrote:
> Well, I don't get sick at the sight of blood, so I'll probably do
> something like call Alcor then cut my wrists or something when the time
> comes. What would be nice is to have a do-it-yourself infusion kit to
> replace your blood with a cryoprotectant while the cryoteam is on its
> way. When they show up, you are all packed and lubed...

At least today, that's a bad option because it's general policy for the
Coroner or ME to do a very invasive autopsy in cases of suicide--partly to
rule out foul play. Catch-22.

Perhaps this will change with the times.

                     butler a t comp - lib . o r g
I am not here to have an argument. I am here as part of a civilization.
                           Sometimes I forget.

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